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    Taiwan, Japan begin talks on commission to regulate Diaoyus fishery

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LAWRENCE CHUNG IN TAIPEI

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Talks begin on panel to regulate Diaoyus fishery Taiwan and Japan started a closed-door meeting in Tokyo yesterday to discuss the formation ... on fishing rights around the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, signed on April 10 by Taiwan and Japan, Taiwanese foreign ministry officials said. "Negotiators from the two ...


    Taiwan would 'expel' mainland trawlers under Japan fishing deal

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 05:51pm by Minnie Chan

    ... said Japan successfully used the fishing deal to prevent Taipei and Beijing joining together to defend their sovereignty claims over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, now controlled by the Japanese, ... line, according to Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. But the deal is believed to have been deliberately worded to avoid applying to waters within 12 nautical miles of the Diaoyus, which Japan ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing visit by Japanese envoy gives chance to repair ties

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, remain high, with vessels from the mainland, Taiwan and Japan all sailing in waters around them. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Taipei would not co-operate with Beijing on the issue. Japan's coastguard said three Chinese maritime surveillance vessels were in Japan's territorial sea off the disputed ...


    We vow not to give in even an inch, Taiwanese president Ma tells Japan

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwanese president fires verbal warning and dispatches two ships to the East China Sea to protest against Japan's decision to buy Diaoyus We vow not to give an inch, says Ma Taiwan sent patrol ships to the hotly contested East China Sea for a fishing escort drill yesterday, the latest symbolic protest against Japan ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Paper warns Beijing will send warships to Diaoyus if Japan intercepts HK activists

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... warships to the disputed Diaoyu Islands if Japan intercepts Hong Kong activists claiming Chinese sovereignty of the islands, an editorial in the Global Times said. The paper, published under the auspices of the Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, said it opposed Japan sending Self-Defence Forces against the eight activists. "If Japan does so on a whim, it will force China ...

  6. Taiwan stops Japan bid to board boat

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Japan's coastguard sent three patrol vessels which attempted to block the fishing boat and hold it for inspection,' said Wang Chung-yi, deputy director general of Taiwan's Coastguard ... protesters, led by Huang Hsi-lin, chairman of the Taiwanese association, said the protest was the first against Japan by the newly formed World Chinese People Defend Diaoyutai Alliance. He said ...

  7. Yip comeback fails to prevent rout by Japan

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong from a beating by Japan in Macau yesterday. However, by finishing second in group Z after losing 4-1 to Japan, Hong Kong qualify for the knockout stage and will take on group ... Taiwan 5-0 in group A. They meet Thailand in the last eight, while Taiwan will take on Japan, who top group C after winning their three matches. Yip, Hong Kong's leading player, lost ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To get rich, poor states must ignore the Washington rule book

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and Taiwan, it divides the region into two distinct economic zones. To the north, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - three places that long ago achieved developed-country wealth levels. More recently, ... and protectionist, approach. In Japan, Korea and Taiwan post-war governments rode roughshod over property rights, redistributing farmland in order to maximise output from their underemployed rural ...

  9. Glimpse the green scene

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Messe Frankfurt Group, Germany's leading trade fair organiser, has packed Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn with must-see attractions at Hall 1C, D and E at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, from October 5 to 8. 'Over 240 international suppliers have confirmed their participation, including country and regional pavilions from Japan, Korea, Taiwan ...

  10. News - China - DIAOYUS DISPUTE

    Taipei welcomes Japanese statement on territorial dispute

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... reference to the East China Sea territorial disputes - should not damage relations between Tokyo and Taipei. Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba issued a statement through Japan's de facto ... the Japan Coast Guard reported that eight mainland patrol boats were seen yesterday in what Tokyo considers its territorial waters near the islands, Kyodo News said. ...




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